Sail Maker

Awning Maker

Canopy Maker

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Relevant previous work experience

The tasks a Sail and Awning Maker is expected to perform include: Fabricating and assembling canvas like material into sails, awning and tarpaulins Laying out full scale drawing on floor according to blue prints or sketches Cutting patterns from paper according to full scale drawing

Sewing sections of material together Installing grommets, metal fittings and fasteners by machine or measures Marking off grommet holes, punching them and sewing galvanized iron rings to edge of holes by hand. Splicing, inserting and hemming manila, wire rope or strong rope in edges to relieve strain

Installing and adjusting completed product according to requirements

Well-versed with different types of patterns for sails and awnings

Ability to estimate cost of sails and awnings

Equipped to take proper measurements

Proficiency in operating sewing machine

Well versed with cutting and trimming of canvas

Ability to handle large pieces of cloth and canvas

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Creative thinking Interpretation skills

Time management Attention to detail

Hand-eye coordination

It is a desk job

Need not handle a team Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company Shift system maybe available

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg ( OL) and Low Vision (LV)

This job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous Occupational hazards include strained vision, cuts, back aches, joint pain, fatigue, etc.Health risks include exposure to needles, sharp cutting tool, etc.

For candidates with up to 2 years of experience - INR 9,000 to INR 11,000 per monthFor candidates with 2 to 5 years of experience ? INR 13,000to INR 15,000 per monthFor candidates with over 5 years of experience ? INR 17,000 to INR 18,000 per month(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Key Markets and Export Destinations for Indian Textile Industry

The Indian textile and industry is one of the largest in the world with an enormous raw material and manufacturing base. The present domestic textile industry is estimated at US$ 33.23 billion and unstitched garments comprise US$ 8.307 billion.

The main markets for Indian textile and apparel exports are: United States, European Union, Parts of Asia, Middle East.

In the near future, India's apparel exports to developed markets are expected to increase considerably. Apparel exports from India are expected to reach US$ 82 billion by 2021 and total cloth production in India is expected to reach 112 billion square metres by FY17.

The textile and apparel industry employs about 38 million people, making it the largest source of industrial employment in India.

Textile manufacturers across India

Sail and awning manufacturers across India Self-employed

Towns and cities across India